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  • Offline Grahew   gb

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    Offline Grahew

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    Petrol Octane
    on: June 19, 2019, 11:43:43 am
    June 19, 2019, 11:43:43 am
    A question for you clever bods out there, is there any benefit to  the 950 on Super unleaded against just unleaded  I have found on average its approx 8p per litre more in price but if it increases MPG and cleans the internals am happy with that......... :440:

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    Re: Petrol Octane
    Reply #1 on: June 19, 2019, 09:31:20 pm
    June 19, 2019, 09:31:20 pm
    I've not experimented with my Multi but in my Audi S4 car I have found super unleaded is a worthwhile investment in terms of increased mpg which is useful because the car is a raving dipsomaniac if one uses the power available  :008: so every little helps.
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    Re: Petrol Octane
    Reply #2 on: June 20, 2019, 09:21:53 am
    June 20, 2019, 09:21:53 am
    I did some calculations a while ago when I had a BMW bike but I think the same will hold true for the Multi. The extra cost of super unleaded is only partially offset by the decreased fuel consumption. I think it works out to around 4 pence per litre extra cost. However the improved response from the engine is almost as good as going from Urban to Touring. I always use super when I can get it and never the higher ethanol content fuel which are awful  :151: you wouldn't feed a thoroughbred from a slops bucket  :033:
    Anything more than two wheels is unnecessary.

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    Re: Petrol Octane
    Reply #3 on: June 21, 2019, 02:40:55 am
    June 21, 2019, 02:40:55 am
    My dealer suggested it would be best when I purchased mine.   
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